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Aditanar College of Arts and Science was established in the year 1965 by Sri. Si.Pa.Aditanar. It is located in Virapandiapatnam village of Tiruchendur Taluk in Thoothukudi District of TamilNadu on the sea shore between Thoothukudi and Kanyakumari. The founder Sri.Si.Pa.Aditanar, a native of Kayamozhi Village, wanted to serve his place of birth. After establishing Daily Thanthi, a renowned Tamil newspaper, he formed a trust called “Aditanar Educational Institution“ (A.E.I). As the first project, he established Aditanar college of Arts and Science with the sole aim of providing higher educational opportunities for the youth of this area. His son,Padmashri Dr.B.Sivanthi Adityan has been  the President of the college committee since its inception. The college had been affiliated to Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai from 1965 to 1990. The college has been affiliated to Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli since 1990.


The vision of the college is "Social change through economic progress and economic progress through educating the youth of the rural area".


The mission of the college is to provide quality higher education aimed at enhancing the required knowledge and skills and instilling the desired values in the minds of students enabling them to be enterprising and becoming worthy citizen of our country.



The Library is open to all members of the college.The Library is kept open from 9.00 A.M to 5.00 P.M on all working days and from 9.45 A.M to 4.30 P.M on examination days and during summer vacation.From the academic year 2008-09 onwards, every student is supplied with an Identity Card with bar coded Identity Number.  Every student can borrow three books at a time from the Library on showing his/her Identity card.  Books will be issued only on presentation of the Identity Card. All the Post Graduate, M.Phil students a


Various fee concessions and scholarships are awarded to deserving students by the Government of India and Government of TamilNadu. The kinds of scholarships & concession available are mentioned below:


  • Government of Tamil Nadu (State) Post Matric Scholarship to Backward classes, Most Backward classes and Denotified Community students.
  • Government of Tamil Nadu (State) Scholarship and “Free Education” to First Generation Students belonging to Backward classes upto UG Degree level.
  • Government o



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